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EPA Reviews National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Ozone, and Other Recent CAA Developments

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23/01/2015

EPA Reviews National Ambient Air Quality Standards For Ozone: On December 17, 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a proposed rule revising the air quality criteria for ozone (O3) and related photochemical oxidants and National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for O3. 79 Fed. Reg. 75234. EPA proposed to revise the primary standard to a level within the range of ...

ANDRITZ to deliver woodyard equipment to new Enviva biomass pellet plants, USA

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23/01/2015

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Enviva, one of the leading producers of woody biomass pellets, to supply woodyard equipment, engineering, and field services for two biomass pellet plants, each with a capacity of 500,000 tons per year, to be built in North Carolina, USA. ANDRITZ will supply several innovative products for manufacturing high-quality mini-chips ...

Eco-design for flat screens should ensure quick dismantling for maximum resource recovery

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23/01/2015

Flat screen televisions and computer monitors should be designed so they can be quickly dismantled for recycling, a recent study says. The researchers calculated that in order to ensure the recycling process remains economically viable, it must be possible to disassemble small screens in less than 11 minutes. Good design could lower the costs of recycling and enable near-total recovery of ...

Tecam Group to Present its Technology for NORM Waste Incineration at “NORM Middle East Conference”

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22/01/2015

Next week, on 27-28 January 2015, Tecam Group will be exhibiting at the “NORM & Natural Radiation Management Middle East Conference“, to be be held in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates). Our participation in this conference as an exhibitor responds to Tecam Group’sexpansion strategy to further promote environmental technology in the region, ...

Carbon dioxide detection in industrial plants: Measuring range 0 – 5,00 % or 0 – 2,00 %

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23/01/2015

For martians – provided they are existing – carbon dioxide atmosphere might be their natural habitat. We earthlings can only tolerate low concentrations of this gas. It is true that we are using the special properties of CO2 for many purposes, but in concentrations above 5000 ppm it can be hazardous to our health. Therefore it must be monitored. In areas that are rarely accessed such ...

Tetra Tech Wins $185 Million U.S. Army Environmental Remediation Contract

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23/01/2015

Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that it has been awarded a $185 million multiple award environmental remediation contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Kansas City District. Through this 5-year indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract, Tetra Tech will support the investigation, design, and removal of hazardous, toxic, and radioactive materials at military and ...

Landfill could be one of last to tap methane for power

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23/01/2015

When most Californians think about the source of renewable energy flowing into their homes, they picture wind turbines and solar panels - not garbage. The little-known source of electricity has fed California's power grid for decades, but a groundbreaking Thursday for yet another trash-driven power project at a massive Orange County landfill could be one of the last on the books. With the ...

Abengoa and AWT to develop the world’s first solar-powered desalination plant, in Saudi Arabia

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22/01/2015

Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has been selected by Advanced Water Technology (AWT) to jointly develop the world’s first large-scale desalination plant to be powered by solar energy, in Saudi Arabia. AWT is a newly formed company based in Riyadh whose ...

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